Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Tory Michael Gove defended private jail firm G4S without mentioning it’s still under a fraud probe

Tory Michael Gove defended private jail firm G4S without mentioning it’s still under a fraud probe The Tory Justice Secretary made the omission as he declined Labour’s calls for a wider investigation into ‘abuse’ at the firm ByDan Bloom 16:36, … Continue reading

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Stand-off with prison profiteers at the Tower of London

Stand-off with prison profiteers at the Tower of London Marienna Pope-Weidemann reports on disruption at the European Custody and Detention Summit 17 November 2016 The Tower of London has been a tourist attraction for as long as anyone can remember. But … Continue reading

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Ex-child soldiers to sue UK firm that hired them to be mercenaries in Iraq

Ex-child soldiers to sue UK firm that hired them to be mercenaries in Iraq The two men, who were under 13 when they fought in Sierra Leone, allege Aegis Defence Services failed to mitigate the psychological harm they suffered A … Continue reading

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The English East India Company and the Modern Corporation: Legacies, Lessons, and Limitations

The English East India Company and the Modern Corporation: Legacies, Lessons, and Limitations

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Inherently governmental functions, organizational conflicts of interest, and the outsourcing of the United Kingdom’s MoD defense acquisition function

Inherently governmental functions, organizational conflicts of interest, and the outsourcing of the United Kingdom’s MoD defense acquisition function

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When the UK’s defence policy is to lie, with the help of secretive corporations

When the UK’s defence policy is to lie, with the help of secretive corporations October 9th, 2016 Tom Coburg Global, UK Global A government campaign to counter extremism seems to have been engaging in secretive and deceitful activities. And in the process, it has … Continue reading

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Revealed: Details of Bell Pottinger’s top secret work in Iraq

Revealed: Details of Bell Pottinger’s top secret work in Iraq  

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Fake News and False Flags

Fake News and False Flags How the Pentagon paid a British PR firm $500 million for top secret Iraq propaganda By Crofton Black and Abigail Fielding-Smith October 2, 2016 The Pentagon gave a controversial UK PR firm over half a … Continue reading

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UK defence firms earn $60bn from Pentagon military contracts during Obama presidency

UK defence firms earn $60bn from Pentagon military contracts during Obama presidency Lucrative contracts include $1.8bn for a bomb disposal robot to $12.4m to a fruit and veg wholesaler who supplied US Air Force bases in the UK Crofton Black, … Continue reading

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A Union for Empire: Scotland, the English East India Company and the British Union

Chapter 7  A Union for Empire  Scotland, the English East India Company and the British Union

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